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Mapping Human Settlements from Space - Cinema Room, World Urban Forum
10 Apr 2014 -  The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL), is a concept, method and technology on mapping globally urban and rural conurbations, as well as temporary and refugee settlements. The applications of the tool in risk management, territorial planning, and urban monitoring are described in the video through testimonials offered by users of the technology. The video is followed by two other short films describing the use of earth observation technologies in environmental research.

This video was submitted by the European Commision. It was screened at the World Urban Forum 7, Medellin, Colombia in April 9, 2014.